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The branch of science concerned with electrical phenomena that are associated with physiologic processes. Electrical phenomena are prominent in neurons and effectors.
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1. The branch of physiology that studies the relationship between electric phenomena and bodily processes.
2. The electric activity associated with a bodily part or function.
e·lec′tro·phys′i·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), e·lec′tro·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Study of how electrical signals in the body relate to physiologic function.
Mentioned in: Electrophysiology Study of the Heart
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